May, 13, 2020

Disinfection of Poultry Breeder Houses

The Chicken of Tomorrow: A Roundtable Focused on Poultry Welfare

By Dr. Kate Barger-Weathers, Director of World Animal Welfare, Cobb-Vantress, Inc. The poultry industry is constantly evolving — from new insights on bird behavior and care to improved technology and flock management tools — all in the aim of advancing health, welfare and performance outcomes.
January, 21, 2020

Managing the Hatcher Environment

By, Tommy Lively, Hatchery Specialist, World Technical Support, Cobb-Vantress

Even though the hatcher period makes up only 14 percent of total incubation time, this period has a significant impact on chick quality.
October, 15, 2019

Tracking Contaminated Eggs

By Scott Jordan, Hatchery Specialist, World Technical Support, Cobb-Vantress

The goal of a poultry breeding operation is to generate settable eggs that will result in viable chicks. Unfortunately, the settable egg can be compromised, thus leading to challenges that extend beyond the loss of a single egg.
October, 15, 2019

Support on Wheels: The Importance of Ground Transportation

By Merrill Bishop, Senior Director of U. S. Transportation, Cobb-Vantress

At Cobb-Vantress, transportation is vital to the success of our business. To safely and securely deliver our products, many of which are living, our team of drivers goes through extensive training on a variety of topics.
October, 01, 2019

The Business of Getting Chicks Around the Globe

By Dr. Alberto Torres-Rodriguez, Veterinarian Exports Manager, Cobb-Vantress

At Cobb-Vantress, we know an efficient export process is fundamental to delivering a quality product to international customers. Careful planning and thorough documentation are essential to accuracy, particularly when you are transporting live animals.
October, 01, 2019

Cobb’s Superior Meat Quality Means More Saleable Yield

Saleable yield is the ultimate goal of broiler production in fully integrated production systems. Breed decisions play a fundamental role in the financial outcome of broiler companies and could make the difference between healthy profits or a struggling operation.
June, 20, 2019

Maximizing broiler performance

By: Flavio Henrique Araujo Silva

Raising broilers is much like building a house. A good deal of effort goes into planning and constructing the structure, but one also needs to be a bit of an artist to create the ideal end result.
May, 29, 2019

Management tips to maximize male fertility

By Mohamad Kallas, Senior Accounts Manager, Cobb Europe


The role of males in poultry breeding is extremely important. Each male is responsible for fertilizing 10 or more females.
May, 29, 2019